What the teleprompter tells us about truth, Trump and speech | Curio

What the teleprompter tells us about truth, Trump and speech

7 mins | May 28, 2017

Even when he used a teleprompter, Trump often diverted from the text, added comments, improvised, joked, and subverted all the rules of formal speech. Obama, usually an outstanding orator, found himself at a loss on the few occasions when his failed. Nana Ariel, writing in Aeon Magazine, examines the teleprompter’s relationship with truth and power. ​

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From Aeon magazine